Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 11,455,610
VxPoem ID: 24649
Posted: October 1st. 2006 1:23:15 PM
The Hidden Keep
by Paul Rousselle
Age Group: Adult
At the Burning Gates, I stood in Awe,
For within would be a Story, a wondrous Tour.
I walked on and on, among Familiar surround,
My senses Flaring throughout this Tale so Proud.
Speak to Me this Story, this Tale - Enthral Me!
"It is Yours alone, Your Branch of the Great Tree."
The Halls contained many a-Painting – My Memories!
Things once forgot, Revealed to Me, again Free.
Why the Keep, the Stone? Why the Fire and Iron?
"They are made by You, to be Protected – Hidden."
Though yet, in simple Night-Time Contemplation,
Its Gates are thrown Open, the Keys to Me brought.
Yet in the Day, and Common-Life's drawl,
Locked, Protected and Hidden from all.
Author's Notes: So, I was lying on my bed after having a smashingly lovely hot chocolate, and about to go to bed, that the image of the Burning Gate flared into my mind's drawing board.
It guarded an old stone Keep, and within it were paintings, statues, sculptures of my life, of things I'd forgotten, things from a long time ago, and even things from yesterday, which had completely left me.
The way I see it, it represents my unconscious mind.
Author's Location: Llanelli, Wales
More Poems: Paul Rousselle has posted 18 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Paul Rousselle - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2015 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wrenâ€™s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witchesâ€™ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.